Reading Challenge: July 2016 update

Here is the July update of what I have read to date for the Tim Challies 2016 Reading Challenge. My reading: A book someone tells you “changed my life”: (Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakeable Peace by Sarah Mackenzie) A book by or about a pastor’s wife: (Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full […]

Homeschooling the Dyslexic Child: Math

All our children have used Math U See (MUS), so I’ve been with their program for the past 12 years.  This has been a good fit for our dyslexic son, as the hands on, manipulative approach appeals to him.  The curriculum includes a video for teachers, but my kids always watch the video with me before we […]

Reason # 128 to Homeschool

Renae at Life Nurturing Education inspired me this week with her post Reason #127 to Homeschool. Renae loves discovering wonderful books with her children. That sure ranks high on my list of “Reasons I love to homeschool!” Here’s another reason why I like homeschooling… We can do it at the kitchen table…. In a cozy […]

Whatever is Lovely: Art Appreciation

  One of the very first books I ever read as a new homeschooler was the Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola. Although I am now following the Classical Method instead of Charlotte Mason, I will be forever grateful that I began my homeschooling journey with this wonderful book, as it had a profound impact […]